I did not think my chipset could get much cooler after having installed the Jing Ting JTS-0005, but the additional 1C drop from the JTS-0006 could potentially help overclocking. Not to mention keeping your components cooler is always good for their performance and lifecycle. The biggest change in this cooler is that everything is copper, and not plated. This little change is what gave this model a boost over the previous model.
If you are like me, and can make a minimal sacrifice in order to get this cooler installed, the decrease in temperatures is well worth it. A few minor issues I had with the JTS-0005 included the lack of an LED fan, no instructions, and the angle of the fan. The JTS-0006 has addressed these, and I am very pleased with the results.
As with the JTS-0005, the biggest downfall of this cooler is the size and potential installation issues on many systems. This is a minor point, as it is not an issue with the cooler, but perhaps more of an issue with current motherboard layouts. The Jing Ting Chipforce series is one of very few coolers to try to address the issue of chipset cooling on these motherboards, and they do a very good job at it.
A search of PriceGrabber did not return any results, which does not surprise me. I did locate the JTS-0006 for sale at Sidewinder Computers for $34.95, which is about $5 less than the JTS-005.
Given the performance, and overall improvements from the first generation unit I award the Jing Ting Chipforce JTS-0006 Chipset Cooler a final rating of "Recommended".
» Easy installation
» Great cooling performance
» Detailed instructions now included
» Cheaper than previous version
» Silent (21dBA) LED fan
» Potential installation issues on some motherboards
» Limited US availability
Special thanks to Jing Ting for providing the Chipforce JTS-0006 chipset cooler to Bigbruin.com for review!
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